MoHUA okays water projects worth Rs 16.65 bn for J&K
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MoHUA okays water projects worth Rs 16.65 bn for J&K

UTWAP The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), in its fifth Apex Committee meeting, has approved the Union Territory Water Action Plan (UTWAP) for 153 projects worth Rs 16.65 billion for 78 urban local bodies of Jammu and Kashmir under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation of Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0.

Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, made a presentation on the action plan to the Apex Committee. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of MoHUA Secretary Manoj Joshi.

The UTWAP will cover 99 projects under water supply, four under sewerage and seepage management, and 50 water bodies.

The allocation includes provisions for the Housing and Urban Development Department for providing round-the-clock quality water supply, universal household water tap connections to all the urban areas of Jammu and Kashmir and coverage of households under Sewerage and Seepage Management in three mission cities of AMRUT including Srinagar, Jammu and Anantnag.

Besides, under AMRUT 2.0 about 2.25 lakh new tap household connections would be provided and more than four lakh connections would be augmented, an official release said.

Likewise, 72,872 sewage connections in three mission Cities of Srinagar, Jammu and Anantnag shall be provided and 54 MLD capacities of sewage treatment plants will be augmented under AMRUT 2.0.

See also:
Gujarat completes water connections in rural under Jal Jeevan Mission
IIM Indore, MoHUA ink MoU for waste management training


UTWAP The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), in its fifth Apex Committee meeting, has approved the Union Territory Water Action Plan (UTWAP) for 153 projects worth Rs 16.65 billion for 78 urban local bodies of Jammu and Kashmir under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation of Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0. Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, made a presentation on the action plan to the Apex Committee. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of MoHUA Secretary Manoj Joshi. The UTWAP will cover 99 projects under water supply, four under sewerage and seepage management, and 50 water bodies. The allocation includes provisions for the Housing and Urban Development Department for providing round-the-clock quality water supply, universal household water tap connections to all the urban areas of Jammu and Kashmir and coverage of households under Sewerage and Seepage Management in three mission cities of AMRUT including Srinagar, Jammu and Anantnag. Besides, under AMRUT 2.0 about 2.25 lakh new tap household connections would be provided and more than four lakh connections would be augmented, an official release said. Likewise, 72,872 sewage connections in three mission Cities of Srinagar, Jammu and Anantnag shall be provided and 54 MLD capacities of sewage treatment plants will be augmented under AMRUT 2.0. See also: Gujarat completes water connections in rural under Jal Jeevan MissionIIM Indore, MoHUA ink MoU for waste management training

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